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Table 6 Compliance of the patients to medication

From: A comparative study of the quality of care and glycemic control among ambulatory type 2 diabetes mellitus clients, at a Tertiary Referral Hospital and a Regional Hospital in Central Kenya

Variable Overall KNH TDH P value
n (%) n (%)
Morisky scale
 High adherence 101 (50.5) 54 (45.0) 47 (58.8) 0.057
 Intermediate /low adherence 99 (49.5) 66 (55.0) 33 (41.2)  
Would you visit any other health facility for the management of your diabetes?
 Yes 32 (16.0) 25 (21.2) 7 (8.8) 0.020
 No 168 (84.0) 93 (78.8) 73 (91.3)